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July 21, 2020

How to Create a Sensory Room

How to Create a Sensory Room at HomeOur nervous system is constantly receiving messages from the senses and turning them into responses. This is called sensory processing. For someone with a sensory processing disorder (SPD) such as autism, the brain doesn’t always react to stimuli in an expected way. The brain might overreact to sensory stimuli or it can not...

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  • December 9, 2019

    The UK’s Most & Least Accessible Theme Parks

    Theme parks are a brilliant day out with lots of fun for all the family. In the UK, we have many amazing theme parks to visit. However, if you, a friend or family member has a disability, you might have some concerns about the facilities and assistance available to you whilst at one of the UK's many theme parks. UKS Mobility...

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  • May 30, 2019

    The Future of Healthcare: 9 Technologies That Will Revolutionise Our Lives

    We are living in an age of rapid technological advancement, with transformative new inventions and discoveries changing the ways we experience our daily lives. Computers have experienced a trillion fold increase in processing power in the past 60 years, which has contributed to everything from the meteoric rise of smartphones to incredible advances in artificial intelligence and whole waves of...

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  • March 20, 2019

    The Ultimate List of Mental Health Statistics for 2019

    Autistic Spectrum Disorder Statistics (ASD Statistics)Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD for short) is the name for a range of similar conditions, including Asperger Syndrome, that affect a person's social interaction and communication.There are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK – that's more than 1 in 100. If you include their families, autism is a part of daily...

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  • January 23, 2019

    Everything You Need to Know About Moebius Syndrome

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  • January 9, 2019

    18 Bloggers Debunk the Top Misconceptions About Living With A Disability

    A disability is defined as any physical or mental condition that has a ‘substantial’ or ‘long-term’ negative effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal daily activities. This means the exact nature of disability isn’t at all uniform and can range from visible disabilities like paraplegia and cerebral palsy, to invisible ones such as mental health conditions and hearing...

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  • December 12, 2018

    Antibiotic Resistance and Us [Infographic]

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  • June 18, 2018

    51 Empowering Quotes About Old Age & Getting Older

      People tend to act like getting older is the worst thing in the world, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of reasons to be positive about old age and there’s no reason you can’t still live life to the full and have a whale of a time. So whether you’re planning on growing old disgracefully...

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  • May 23, 2018

    Top Tips for Travelling with a Disability

    Travelling can be stressful and difficult at the best of times - Having to navigate busy airports full of people rushing around paying no attention to anything but their goal of making it to their gate on time.Now take that hectic experience and imagine having to navigate a busy airport in a wheelchair, or with a visual impairment, suddenly it...

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  • March 15, 2018

    Living With Chronic Illness - A Post Diagnosis Guide

    Table of ContentsWhat is a chronic illness?​Chronic Illness DefinitionAcute Illness Vs Chronic Illness - What's the difference? Types of Chronic Illness​Is Chronic Illness a Disability? Coping With Chronic Illness​​Stages of Coping with A Diagnosis Coping Strategies for Chronic IllnessBuilding your support networkManaging Your Health​​Self-care​​ Chronic Illness & Mental Health​​Depression and Chronic Illness​How to cope with depressionPost Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ​ What is a...

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